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Falklands War

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5th Infantry Brigade disembarking at San Carlos, Falkland Islands, 1982

The Falklands War: Preserving Soldiers’ Stories

Forty years ago, the British Army took part in a campaign to retake the Falkland Islands from the Argentine military. This film reveals some of the incredible personal stories from the conflict that have been preserved by museums across the UK.

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Members of 3 Para celebrate victory, 1982

The British Army and the Falklands War

In April 1982, British soldiers joined a naval task force sent to re-take the Falkland Islands after their surprise capture by the Argentine military. They went on to play a key part in the land campaign that helped secure victory in the war.

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Explore Falklands War events

Graves at Ajax Bay, Falkland Islands, 1982

25 November 2022, 12.00pm


Observing Loss in the Falklands War

Join Professor Lucy Robinson as she discusses the role of emotion, loss and memory in relation to the Falklands conflict.

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